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And unlike previous efforts, WhatsApp is giving the fact-checkers an important tool to reach the public more easily.
News organizations’ audiences are increasingly moving from public social media to closed or semi-closed platforms like WhatsApp, Discord, and Facebook Groups. But there are still opportunities for good reporting on the communities we cover.
But messaging apps are picking up the slack, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism finds in its 2018 Digital News Report.
“Instead of using broadcast to spread our debunks, we opted for an individual relationship.”
Plus: Fake audio on WhatsApp in India, and do paywalls lead to increased polarization?
Meet your audiences where they are — in Univision’s case, preparing to weather a major storm, or evacuating in a car with only a phone in hand.
Trzeba dotrzeć do odbiorcy tu, gdzie akurat się znajduje – czyli, zdaniem Univision, także podczas przygotowań do silnej burzy lub w trakcie szybkiej ewakuacji. Z telefonem w dłoni.
Two-thirds of respondents in the countries studied said they get news from social media every day.
“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”
“Nós temos uma relação aberta para mostrar que você não pode ignorar isso, e é um bom primeiro passo”.